Physician and Provider Recruitment Team | UnityPoint Health

Express Care - Bettendorf

3415 53rd Avenue
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

11 Patients
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Express Care - Moline

106 19th Avenue
Suite 103
Moline, Illinois 61265

00 Patients
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Express Care - North Port

3426 North Port Drive
Suite 200
Muscatine, Iowa 52761

02 Patients
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Express Care - SouthPark Pointe

3904 16th Street
Moline, Illinois 61265

00 Patients
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Proctor First Care - East Peoria

2535 E. Washington St.
East Peoria, Illinois 61611

00 Patients
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Proctor First Care - Peoria Heights

1120 E. War Memorial Drive
Peoria Heights, Illinois 61616

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Express

101 Cedar River Pkwy
Suite 101
Waverly, Iowa 50677

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Bett Plex)

5185 Competition Dr.
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Jordan Creek)

180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Morton)

1909 North Morton Avenue
Morton, Illinois 61550

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Peck's Landing)

1940 Blairs Ferry Road
Suite 104
Hiawatha, Iowa 52233

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Peoria)

8914 N. Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, Illinois 61604

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Washington)

209 N. Cummings Lane
Washington, Illinois 61571

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waukee)

950 E. Hickman Road
Waukee, Iowa 50263

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Family Medicine and Walk-In Care - Cascade

610 2nd Ave. NE
Cascade, Iowa 52033

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic Adult Respiratory Illness

2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

04 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

01 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - East

1550 University Avenue
Dubuque, Iowa 52001

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - West

2255 JFK Road
Dubuque, Iowa 52002

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Anamosa

1795 Hwy 64 East
Anamosa, Iowa 52205

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

07 Patients
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Urgent Care - Hiawatha

1001 N. Center Point Road
Suite A
Hiawatha, Iowa 52233

Closed Patients
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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Marion

2992 7th Ave.
Marion, Iowa 52302

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Closed Patients
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Urgent Care - North Crossing

2134 Logan Ave.
Suite A
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Prairie Parkway

5100 Prairie Parkway
Suite 101
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - San Marnan

1655 E San Marnan Dr.
Suite H
Waterloo, Iowa 50702

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

04 Patients
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Urgent Care - Sunnybrook

5885 Sunnybrook Drive
Sioux City, Iowa 51106

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - United Medical Park

1731 W Ridgeway Ave.
Suite 100
Waterloo, Iowa 50701

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Urbandale

2901 86th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Westside

2375 Edgewood Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

00 Patients
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Walk-In Care

800 Kenyon Road
Suite R
Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

06 Patients
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Provider Services Team

Leadership and Support

nullRachel Hardin
Director, Provider Services
(515) 471-9221
rachel.hardin@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Rachel
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health? I love our focus on experience. We are committed to designing and delivering an exceptional experience for people – patients and team members alike. We care about making health care easier and more personal, and that excites me every day.
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health? 2015
  • What region(s) do you support?  As the Director of Provider Services, I support our whole team! 
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? Antarctica. I'm from Minnesota and LOVE the cold!
  • What are some causes you care about? I serve on the Junior League of Des Moines Board of Directors. I believe in the power of developing women to be leaders who give back to their community. We volunteer with at-risk girls in the juvenile system and with girls at YESS (Youth Emergency Shelter and Services).
  • What are you passionate about? Creating joy in medicine. There is so much discussion nationally about clinician burnout, and I'm passionate about ensuring that we create an opportunity for people to find joy in their work. Working in health care is a privilege, and I'm passionate about connecting people to what matters to them.
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given?Connection before content. Always take time to know who people are and what matters to them.
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job?Watching the incredible work our team does to build relationships and bring top talent to our organization.

 

null Rachel Gustafson
Manager, Provider Services
(515) 471-9770
rachel.gustafson@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Rachel
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health? I'm so grateful that the work I do impacts the community I live in – and I get to see that! We have a senior leadership that operates with integrity, and I love the people I work with.
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health? 2012
  • What region(s) do you support? I support all markets, leading the provider onboarding and graduate medical student education programs as well as supporting provider development and well-being.
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? I really want to go to Banff, Canada.
  • What are some causes you care about? What are you passionate about? I am involved with Dress for Success in Des Moines. I'm really passionate about helping women understand their gifts, find work they love, and take care of themselves.
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job? My team – they are the absolute best and I learn something from them every day.

 

nullAlan Johnson
Physician and Provider Recruitment Manager
(319) 234-1171 Ext. 116
alan.johnson@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Alan
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health?  The culture of UnityPoint Health is what separates our organization.  The FOCUS values is driven by our senior leadership to provide the best experience for our team and the best care for our patients.         
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health? 2013
  • What region(s) do you support? I lead the provider recruitment team for all regions across UnityPoint Health.
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? Ireland
  • What are some causes you care about? The First Tee Organization
  • What are you passionate about? My family and friends
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? The time is always right to do the right thing. – MLK Jr.
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job? Recruiting physicians and advanced practitioners who provide the best care to our patients.

 

nullAmanda Cummins
Contract Administrator
(515) 471-9204
amanda.cummins@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Amanda
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health?  It is great to work for an organization where everyone knows they matter. 
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health? 2017
  • What region(s) do you support?  All of them! I work with the attorneys to coordinate needed paperwork for visa holder physicians. I also process new employment agreements and employment agreement amendments.
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? Europe
  • What are some causes you care about? What are you passionate about? Anything that involves children.
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? To be positive for positive self-fulfilling prophecies. 
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job?  This is a great team!  Even though we are not all located in the same cities, we do a great job working together and making one another feel valued.

 

nullMelissa Delaney
Contract Administrator
(515) 471-9307
melissa.delaney@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Melissa
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health? UnityPoint Health has a strong reputation in the Healthcare industry, and I am proud to be a part of a company that is well respected in my community. During my interview I was impressed with the level of unity and enthusiasm that was shown toward colleagues by the interviewers. I have personally experienced a culture of collaboration, excellence in work, and willingness to share knowledge; and everyone I've met has been very welcoming and helpful.
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health? October 2019
  • What region(s) do you support?  Central Iowa, Sioux City, Madison, and Fort Dodge
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? Anywhere with sun, water, beach, and scuba diving.
  • What are some causes you care about? What are you passionate about? I regularly donate to LifeServe Blood Center. LifeServe supplies blood to over 120 hospitals in Iowa, South Dakota, and Nebraska. There is always a need, and it's a quick and easy way to give back. As a previous recipient of a stranger's generosity, I know what a huge and immediate impact it can have one someone's life. In my spare time, I love watching my kids' activities, spending time with family, going to the gym, and usually have a yarn project with me wherever I go.
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given?
    • Life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% how you react to it.
    • Treat others how you would like to be treated.
    • Whatever you do, give it 100%.
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job? My job allows me to use my skills related to Physician and APC contracts, Fair Market Value valuations, and Immigration. I enjoy the variety of work and have the opportunity to interact with and meet new colleagues on a regular basis.

 

nullLayne Huey
Student Clinical Education Coordinator
(515) 471-9782
layne.huey@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Layne
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health?The mission of my workplace is one of the most important factors I look for. When UnityPoint says 'You Matter', they mean it. You as the employee, you as the patient, you as the student. At UnityPoint, each person plays a role in the success of the organization, and that success is the best care of each patient. I am proud to be a part of an organization that believes in the power of team work, creative spirit in solving problems, and a focus on excellence as we move forward in our work each day.
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health? September 2019
  • What region(s) do you support? I support graduate medical students, clinics and providers in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Sioux City, Quad Cities, Peoria and Central Iowa regions.
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?  Anywhere with a beautiful snowy winter or a deep rich history to explore.
  • What are some causes you care about? What are you passionate about? I have a passion for community efforts focused on adverse childhood experiences and resilience. Specifically, Connections Matter is a national program, developed in Iowa focusing on the importance of every day connections and the power of relationships in our brain health and development. When individuals thrive, our community is stronger. 
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? Before a high school swim meet, my dad stuck a laminated copy of Roosevelt's "Man in the Arena" in my swim bag. Close to 20 years later, I still carry the same note in my purse every day. It reminds me to always try, no matter "victory nor defeat" to achieve better not just for yourself but for others.
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job? Having a background in higher education, I will every now and then see a new provider joining UnityPoint that I may have met on their first day of college. (Rather than fret about my age) I am reminded of their path and the dedication it takes to reach such a goal. It is inspiring to think of great achievements yet to come in their work!

 

Recruiters

nullDrew Birdsall
Dubuque and UnityPoint at Work
(515) 471-9761
andrew.birdsall@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Drew
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health? Organizational values.  Not just the kind that most organizations only pay lip-service to, but actual values that each team really strives to embody in their everyday work.
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health? 2017
  • What region(s) do you recruit for? Dubuque and UnityPoint at Work
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? I just did it!  Germany, Austria, and Greece, but I guess if I had to choose a new destination now that I've seen those places; I would have to say Italy and the South of France.
  • What are some causes you care about? What are you passionate about? April and I really like to support the ARL (Animal Rescue League) here in Des Moines, but my family is close to an organization called Love Takes Root that has done a lot of great things for children in Haiti and around the world through providing of medical aid, education, and the seeds for a sustainable future.
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? Work hard, play harder!
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job? As recruiters we get to help healthcare professionals achieve their goal of working for an organization that really cares about them, and the patients that they care for.  The inspiration is two-fold: we get to help make a difference for the healthcare providers and the community of patients they care for.

 

nullMegan Clausen
Sioux City
(712) 279-3331
margaret.clausen@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Megan
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health? I love working at UnityPoint for the people and the culture. UnityPoint Health cares about people and it shows in how they support their team members. I constantly feel encouraged and supported by my team and by leadership.
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health? 2015
  • What region(s) do you support? Sioux City
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? I have a long list of places I would like to visit but if I had to choose a destination, I would probably pick Italy, Thailand, or Peru.
  • What are some causes you care about? What are you passionate about? I am a member Junior League. I am really enjoy helping my community and this organization allows me to volunteer/ get involved with a variety of different causes.
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? Enjoy the little things
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job? When I hear about the great care people receive from a physician or provider. Its inspiring to know that the work I have done to hire that provider is making a difference to the community.

 

nullAmy Coleman
Fort Dodge
(515) 574-8451
amy.coleman@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Amy
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health? I love working for an organization that takes care of people. UnityPoint is known for providing excellent patient care but it doesn't stop there, they also take care of the communities they serve and their staff. Working for an organization that cares that much, is truly inspiring.
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health? 2011. I couldn't imagine working anywhere else.
  • What region(s) do you recruit for? Fort Dodge
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? Hawaii is at the top of my list.
  • What are some causes you care about? The Iowa Donor Network and the Gene Giraffe Project are two causes that are near and dear to my heart.
  • What are you passionate about? I'm passionate about "people experience" whether it's as a patient, a patient's family member, employee or provider. I believe everyone deserves a positive experience regardless of the situation or outcome.
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? The first 100 years are the hardest.. This quote was passed down from my husband's Great-Great Grandmother who lived to be 107 years old. I also live by the saying, "Fail to plan, plan to fail".
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job? My job is to recruit providers to UnityPoint – Fort Dodge. Since I call Fort Dodge home, it means that those providers will be caring for my neighbors, friends and family. That's why I take a lot of pride in searching for top performing providers that are the right fit for the community and culture.

 

nullTina Dalton
Waterloo
(319) 234-1171 Ext. 115
tina.dalton@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Tina
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health? I started with UPH in January of 2018. From that moment I could see the teamwork and positivity. The point of unity is you and you see that in their "Patient Centered" approach to care: "Best outcome for every patient every time and their focus values.
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health? 2018
  • What region(s) do you recruit for? Waterloo
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? I would love to take a trip to France with my 4 daughters and learn more about our family heritage.
  • What are some causes you care about? What are you passionate about? I am very passionate about Pediatric Cancer. My son and I collect toys every year during the holidays for Children with Cancer or life threating illnesses. They are given to children that are going through painful procedures, birthdays, holiday spent in the hospital, or milestones they have met. I also love to stay involved in my community by being on the City Council, Park Board and our town celebration.
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? We never know what someone is going through or what they're struggling with. We can make a huge difference simply by being kind and compassionate.
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job? Meeting Providers and their families and getting to share the great things we have to offer. We don't just fill positions we find the right fit for the patients and the team.

 

nullErin Gende
Quad Cities IL/IA, Muscatine, Geneseo
(309) 779-7954
erin.gende@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Erin
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health?  UPH has been a great place to work for me.  The values and culture of UPH separates us from other employers.  Leadership cares about their employees and all decisions are made with patients at the FOCUS. Fostering Unity, Owning the Moment, Seizing Opportunities and Championing Excellence has brought us all together to provide the best outcome for every patient, every time!
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health? 2005
  • What region(s) do you recruit for? Quad Cities, IL/IA; Muscatine, IA; Geneseo, IL
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? Ireland again
  • What are some causes you care about? Cancer research, JBRI – helping women and children in our community
  • What are you passionate about? Cancer Research/Fundraising and youth development – A coachable kid is an employable kid
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? Hope, Pray and Don't Worry – Padre Pio
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job? Observing good, quality providers provide a service in the community I love of which I introduced them to.

 

nullWhitney Jacobson
Central Iowa
(515) 471-9275
whitney.jacobson@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Whitney
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health? This organization does everything they can to support each team member in their role. Someone always has the answer to my questions and solutions to my problems!
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health? 2016
  • What region(s)s do you recruit for? Des Moines
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? Paris or Italy
  • What are some causes you care about? What are you passionate about? I tend to stay pretty neutral, but I support ASPCA because I can't watch Animal Cops without crying.
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all. And of course, YOLO.
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job? When I hire a really great provider who the community and team members appreciate. A provider who makes a difference in the community and to the patient population. We rarely hear the stories after they start working, but when we do, it's inspiring!

 

nullLeah Olsen
Central Illinois
(309) 672-4868
leah.olsen@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Leah
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health? I care deeply about our Central Illinois community, where I was born and raised and now am raising my family. I love that I get to have an impact on the health of our community with the work I do.
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health? 2019
  • What region(s)s do you recruit for? Central Illinois
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? Germany—I would research my ancestors.
  • What are some causes you care about? Most of my volunteer time is spent in my children's schools. However, I have worked in our community to help people in transition such as the homeless, those laid off, and veterans, through mock interviewing and resume writing help.
  • What are you passionate about? Music! I am a very active singer in our community and I direct a Children's Choir. I am also a violinist, though I'm not playing much at this time. My husband and my children are also musical, so we enjoy playing music together when we can, and going to each other's concerts!
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? I'll go with Mother Teresa on this one—"Never let anyone come to you without leaving better and happier."
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job? I never get tired of speaking to people about their career story and their hopes for the future.

 

nullAndrea Sims
Cedar Rapids
(319) 730-9513
andrea.sims@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Andrea
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health? I really enjoy working for UnityPoint Health because the organization truly values individuals work life balance, and family.  This organization has given me the chance to be involved in my children's activities, and have some great time off to enjoy traveling!
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health? 2009
  • What regions do you recruit for? Cedar Rapids
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? As my daughter wishes (and I would totally go if I won the lottery) – Bora Bora
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? The work will always be there, take time for your family.
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job? Being able to connect with Physicians as people, and understanding that they are just like us.

Provider Service Specialists

 

nullCaroline Booth
Central Illinois
(309) 671-5160
caroline.booth@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Caroline
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health? The relationships I've built with people and the friendships I've gained through the years. 
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health?  1994
  • What regions do you support? Peoria
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? Back to Europe
  • What are some causes you care about? What are you passionate about? Bikers for Ta Tas – a Breast Cancer fundraiser I participate in every year.   All monies go to the Methodist Foundation and stays in the area. 
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? Everything you need will come to you at the perfect time.You just have to be patient and wait for it.
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job?  Meeting a diverse group of people

 

nullMandy Rudolph
Cedar Rapids, Marshalltown, Quad Cities IL/IA, Waterloo
(563) 264-9424
mandy.rudolph@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Mandy
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health? For me, this started as a just a job. Over the years, it's turned into something else for me. This is my home and the people I work with are my family.
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health?  1998
  • What regions do you support? Onboarding for Cedar Rapids, Quad Cities, Waterloo, Marshalltown
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? Back to Europe
  • What are some causes you care about? What are you passionate about? I am passionate about anything that has to do with animals. If I could, I would have all of them.
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? Never go to bed angry.
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job?  The most inspiring part of my job is helping a new provider achieve their dream job and seeing that provider thrive in their practice. To know that I was a part of realizing those dreams for them is very rewarding.

 

nullJamie Rupp
Central Iowa, Fort Dodge, Madison, Sioux City
(515) 371-9406
jamie.rupp@unitypoint.org

 

Learn more about Jamie
  • Why do you love working for UnityPoint Health? I like the feeling of accomplishment I achieve by helping our providers. It is very rewarding to know that I am doing something that will make their life easier.
  • When did you start working at UnityPoint Health?  2002
  • What regions do you support? Central Iowa, Fort Dodge, Sioux City and Madison
  • If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? I love to read and based off of the books I have read I would love to go to New Zealand and Scotland.
  • What are some causes you care about? What are you passionate about? Much to my husband's displeasure I love to DIY! I am currently giving my bathroom a facelift and building a buffet cabinet with my dad. I am not great at it but drawing and painting is also something I enjoy, especially when I do it with my sisters and aunt.
  • What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? I know it is not very original but it still stands true to treat others the way that you want to be treated. I try to keep in mind that we are all on a different journey in life and it doesn't take very much effort on my part to give someone a smile and to treat everyone with kindness.
  • What is the most inspiring part of your job? It is hard not to feed off of the anticipation and eagerness of the providers as we approach their start date. It is revitalizing to try to see it through their eyes.